' Ex-General of the Army Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi and Now President of Egypt Will Not Interfere with Court Ruling over Prison Sentences of Seven Years for Al-Jazeera Journalists '

#AceWorldNews – EGYPT(Cairo) – June 24 – Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Tuesday that he will not interfere in court rulings.

​The previous day, three Al-Jazeera journalists were sentenced to seven years in prison in a verdict that prompted an international outcry.

​The president has the right to issue a pardon or commute the sentences.

“We will not interfere in judicial matters because the Egyptian judiciary is an independent and exalted judiciary,” AP quoted el-Sissi as saying at a military graduation ceremony.

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